Jeremiah 51:55
Good News Translation
I am destroying Babylon and putting it to silence. The armies rush in like roaring waves and attack with noisy shouts.

Contemporary English Version
The shouts of the enemy, like crashing ocean waves, will drown out Babylon's cries as I level the city.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Because the Lord hath laid Babylon waste, and destroyed out of her the great voice: and their wave shall roar like many waters: their voice hath made a noise:

New American Bible
For the LORD lays Babylon waste, silences her loud cry, Waves roaring like mighty waters, a clamor resounding.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Because the Lord hath laid Babylon waste, and destroyed out of her the great voice: and their wave shall roar like many waters: their voice hath made a noise:

destroyed

Jeremiah 51:38,39 They shall roar together like lions, they shall shake their manes like young lions. . . .

Jeremiah 25:10 And I will take away from them the voice of mirth, and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom, and the voice of the bride, the sound of the mill and the light of the lamp.

Jeremiah 50:10-15 And Chaldea shall be made a prey: all that waste her shall be filled, saith the Lord. . . .

Isaiah 15:1 The burden of Moab. Because in the night Ar of Moab is laid waste, it is silent: because the wall of Moab is destroyed in the night, it is silent.

Isaiah 24:8-11 The mirth of timbrels hath ceased, the noise of them that rejoice is ended, the melody of the harp is silent. . . .

Isaiah 47:5 Sit thou silent, and get thee into darkness, O daughter of the Chaldeans: for thou shalt no more be called the lady of kingdoms.

Revelation 18:22,23 And the voice of harpers and of musicians and of them that play on the pipe and on the trumpet shall no more be heard at all in thee: and no craftsman of any art whatsoever shall be found any more at all in thee: and the sound of the mill shall be heard no more at all in thee: . . .

her waves

Psalm 65:7 Who troublest the depth of the sea, the noise of its waves. The Gentiles shall be troubled,

Psalm 93:3,4 The floods have lifted up, O Lord: the floods have lifted up their voice. The floods have lifted up their waves, . . .

Isaiah 17:13 Nations shall make a noise like the noise of waters overflowing, but he shall rebuke him, and he shall flee far off: and he shall be carried away as the dust of the mountains before the wind, and as a whirlwind before a tempest.

Ezekiel 26:3 Therefore thus saith the Lord God: Behold I come against thee, O Tyre, and I will cause many nations to come up to thee, as the waves of the sea rise up.

Luke 21:25 And there shall be signs in the sun and in the moon and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, by reason of the confusion of the roaring of the sea, and of the waves:

Revelation 17:15 And he said to me: The waters which thou sawest, where the harlot sitteth, are peoples and nations and tongues.

Context
Babylon's Punishment
54The noise of a cry from Babylon, and great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans: 55Because the Lord hath laid Babylon waste, and destroyed out of her the great voice: and their wave shall roar like many waters: their voice hath made a noise:56Because the spoiler is come upon her, that is, upon Babylon, and her valiant men are taken, and their bow is weakened, because the Lord, who is a strong revenger, will surely repay.…
Cross References
Psalm 18:4
The sorrows of death surrounded me: and the torrents of iniquity troubled me.

Psalm 69:2
I stick fast in the mire of the deep and there is no sure standing. I am come into the depth of the sea, and a tempest hath overwhelmed me.

Psalm 124:2
If it had not been that the Lord was with us, When men rose up against us,

Psalm 124:4
Perhaps the waters had swallowed us up.

Jeremiah 51:42
The sea is come up over Babylon : she is covered with the multitude of the waves thereof.

Additional Translations
For the LORD will destroy Babylon; He will silence her mighty voice. The waves will roar like great waters; the tumult of their voice will resound.Because the LORD has spoiled Babylon, and destroyed out of her the great voice; when her waves do roar like great waters, a noise of their voice is uttered:

For Jehovah layeth Babylon waste, and destroyeth out of her the great voice; and their waves roar like many waters; the noise of their voice is uttered:

for the Lord has utterly destroyed Babylon, and cut off from her the great voice sounding as many waters: he has consigned her voice to destruction.

for Jehovah spoileth Babylon, and he will destroy out of her the great voice; and their waves roar like great waters, the noise of their voice resoundeth.

For the LORD spoileth Babylon, and destroyeth out of her the great voice; and their waves roar like many waters, the noise of their voice is uttered:

Because the LORD hath laid waste Babylon, and destroyed out of her the great voice; when her waves roar like great waters, a noise of their voice is uttered:

For Yahweh lays Babylon waste, and destroys out of her the great voice; and their waves roar like many waters; the noise of their voice is uttered:

For Jehovah is spoiling Babylon, And hath destroyed out of it a great voice, And sounded have its billows as many waters, Given forth a noise hath their voice.
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